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the replacement level. and that's causing concern for california's economy because the retirement population grows and there are fewer workers to replace them. in the meantime birth rates have gone up in texas, georgia and florida. >>> 7:35. the trial and a massive corruption case involving an entire southern california city starts this week. the mayor, vice mayor and four former council members from the city of bell are charged with misappropriation of city money. prosecutors claim the city leaders looted the city's treasury to pay themselves huge salaries. the biggest compensation package was for the city's chief administrative officer of $1.5 million. jury selection begins tomorrow. >>> some san francisco muni workers earned a lot of overtime in the last fiscal year. the "san francisco chronicle" reports one supervisor worked more than 2200 hours of overtime. that's the same as working a second full-time job. in 22 of the top 25 earners in the entire city worked for muni. muni's chief says most of the overtime is due to maintenance work being done when fewer vehicles are in service which is mos
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, the national economy could dip and that could likely have and i affect on california's budget numbers. >> the risk to our forecast numbers could come next month and that's what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> the budget released by governor jerry brown showed a budget surplus for the first time in many years. >>> right now it is 4:44 let's check in with sal on an early morning report on traffic. >>> good morning everybody, it is chilly, let's take a look at traffic on 880 westbound as you head to the mcarthur maze. if you are driving there, it is cold but visibility is good if you could think of the silverling. for most of the area, the bay bridge toll plaza looks good. if you are driving in downtown san jose it looks nice. 4:45 let's go to steve. >>> another cold one out there, i tell you this is a long stretch, 1990, 1997 and we had some very cold weather. it is really only two days. cold frosty conditions, there is frost and freeze warning out overnight lows anywhere from 20 to 40 and we have a few high clouds coming down out of idah
force should help stimulate the economy and after criticism over low pay and benefits it helps boost the retailers image. >>> the san francisco law that requires public construction projects hire a percentage of local workers is set to success the city could expand it. now city manager john wants lower requirement for tech companies that want tax breaks. right foul those employers only have to show they are trying to hire locals for some entry level jobs. >>> lance armstrong doping and deception could cost him millions of dollars. the u.s. postal service sponsored his team from 1990 to 2004. the government has rejected his offer to give back $5 million. armstrong's confession airs to tomorrow. but the world antidoping agency says it will take more than a tv interview. >>> the board of supervisors gave initial approval to a ban on smoking at fairs and festivals including the fillmore jazz festival. promotions would have to mention no smoking is allowed at though events. it would also require one no smoking sign and announcements every two hours at the event. the idea needs final appro
economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in california. >> reporter: the govern's budget that was released last thursday will be revised or updated in may. that is when we will truly know if our surplus plus has grown with the economy, or if it has dropped. >>> it doesn't look like survivors who filed lawsuits against pg & e are for the deadly san bruno explosion will go to trial. during a hearing in san mateo county superior court today, attorneys said they have come up with a process that should take about 90 days to settle the remaining legal claims. about 320 residents filed suit, and so far mediation efforts have netted settlements for some 120 plaintiff. >>> family members and politicians are calling for more resources to prevent military suicide as the number of suicides last year surged. numbers obtained from the pentagon show there were 349 suicides by service men and women in 2012. that's almost one a day, and also 48 more than the year before. military experts say the total may climb before it falls,
you, steve. >>> the head of the chicago federal reserve expects the u.s. economy to grow 2.5% this year. he says it will improve to 3.5% next year. charles evans says unemployment this year will fall below 7.5 pest and slip to 7% next year. he made his comments at the agent final forum in hong kong this morning. china shanghai index jumped 3% after regulators there says china will open its markets to foreign investors. european markets starting today higher. as we check in on our numbers where we start the day, does look like a pretty good opening across the board. actually right now the future is dipping town a bit. maybe a lower opening for the dough. but waiting for bernanke after the close today little gains on friday. >>> what they are staling that may surprise you. >>> how birthrates in colds are changing. >> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the top stories that develop while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone. every weekday morning 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call by texting the word wake up to 70123. >>> welcome back to the c
. that trend is a concern for california's economy. as the retirement population grows and fewer workers to replace them. >>> the 49ers san francisco now know they will face the falcons for the right to go to the super bowl. the falcons got to the championship game by beating the sea hawks on a late field goal. now the falcons are the number one seed so the 49ers have to travel to atlanta before sunday's game. sports stores in san francisco were busy over the weekend with fans snapping up any 49ers gear they could get especially collin kaepernick jerseys. >> i'm excited. kaepernick is doing their thing. the whole organization is doing their thing. >> collin kaepernick touchdown celebration also sparked a new trend called kaepernicking. he flexes his arms and kisses his bicep. he has retweeted several pictures. you can see of fans giving their take on the celebration. >>> now the 49ers and falcons will play sunday right here on ktvu channel 2. our coverage begins right after mornings on 2 with nfl championship chase at 10:00 a.m.. kick off is just after noon. you can also find more on the
to the u.s. economy. >> for his part, president obama is expected to lay out a white house plan for immigration in the coming weeks, perhaps during next month's state of the union address. >>> former utah governor jon huntsman is promoting a problem- solving approach in congress, with his bipartisan movement that he calls no labels. >> it's a dysfunction of congress that's now becoming our nation's dysfunction. we're becoming disfigured in a sense, our economy is, because congress is so far behind in the game. >> we don't even know our colleagues in congress out of 435. so this gives us a chance. no labels gives us that venue to sit down and have meaningful conversation. >> so far, 25 members of congress have signed on to quit the finger-pointing and focus on solutions. former governor huntsman says he hopes to get at least 50 more. >>> there were protests all across the u.s. this weekend to mark the 11th anniversary of a prison. human rights groups are demanding be shut down. ktvu's christien kafton talked with those opposed to the camp at guantanamo bay, who say they are disap
or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on the debt ceiling the national economy could -- [no audio] >> reporter: because of the potential risks to our state budget that is one reason they say they want to create that $1 billion reserve and where the budget stands, that will be better known in may when we will know if the surplus has grown. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 49er fans are looking forward to a huge game this weekend. if they win they will go to their 6th super bowl. saturday night the 9ers destroyed the packers and a lot of fans are confident they will do well against the falcons. the championship game is sunday in the georgia dome and fans are optimistic even though the last time the 49ers won a road plaintiff game was 24 years ago. >> it is exciting wherever they win. there, here, no matter what it is still great. >> 49ers gear is selling fast. we checked with sf sports in san francisco, they say they are completely sold out of colin kaepernick jerseys. ktvu channel 2 news will have coverage of the championship game on sunday at 9:30 a.m. with championsh
and if congress does not act on the debt ceiling, the national economy could fall and that would have a negative affect on california's budget numbers. they revealed a budget surplus in many years and that's thanks to a new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> the social media is buzzing about a possible announcement by facebook. janine de la vega joins us now from menlo park with more on a mystery event that is going to take place in just a few hours, good morning. >> reporter: good morning pam, we did see several news vehicles and as the morning goes on the area is expected to fill up and that's because at 10:00 a.m. facebook is anticipating a news conference to unveil something. we don't know what that something is just yet but they say come see what we are building. most people agree they are not talking about an actual building even though they are expanding their campus. some analysts are shooting down the idea of a phone because mark zuckerberg said a phone does not make sense. facebook is his top pry yourty and -- priority and he may unveil a search engine so use
.s. economy and japan nikkei was up only slightly and they look to the yen as a good sign for exports. trading yesterday, the dow jones industrial average started today at 13511 and right now it looks like a little bit of a higher opening across the board for all three major index. apple gained more than 4% closed at $500 a share boosting the nasdaq. apple's stock is down 28% from its all-time high last september but the cupertino based company remains worth $471 billion and right now it looks like it will trade up to $2 a share this morning. >>> on the bay area, movies about steve jobs and they are about to premier. >>> a great white shark encounter caught on tape by some nervous fishermen, how long it stuck around their boat. >>> and plus you can get the morning's top stories while you are sleeping send straight to your cell phone at 6:00 a.m. text the word wake up by 70123. iyin)Ñ)ogóçÑóçíç'Ñy?oo . >>> two australian fishermen had a good look at a great white. they were fishing when this big guy circled their boat bouncing along the side of their boat even putting its nose on the e
and oakland last 71,700 jobs. >>> walmart rolled out a plan it says will jump start the u.s. economy including hiring veterans. they plan on hiring veterans, buying $50 billion worth of american made goods and helping part time workers transition into full time positions. >> facebook made its big announcement today and it wasn't quite as big as some people had hoped. robert handa is telling us about the new feature. >> reporter: the announcement there would be an announcement got the attention of literally the world today. the actual announcement here generated mixed feelings. news agencies from around the world came to facebook's mystery announcement today. founder and ceo mark zuckerberg unveiled graph search that will allow users to search the social network's database through their own friends post and help members zero in on other members who share interests. >> before having tools like this that was really just one half of the equation. people are going to have the ability to make these new connections. it's a new thing. >> reporter: tech analyst says it could help facebook and attract c
the next five years will help jump start the economy. >> about everybody here started in an entry level job, i did. >> reporter: but elmer who works with returning veterans says wal-mart might include extending the officer including all veterans not just the ones coming home now. >> it's a great way to honor their service. i don't think veterans should have to fight for a job. >> reporter: wal-mart is often criticized for its low paying jobs and treatment of workers. today's announcement will likely help the company's imagine. >>> new at 10:00 tonight an armed robbery inside an east bay home improvement store it happened shortly after 7:00 tonight at the home depot in san leandro on davis street. two men one armed with a handgun held up a cashier. there's no word on how much cash was taken. one person fainted and was taken to the hospital. no one saw the man leave so there's no description of the man. >>> sheriff's deputies found a car parked across from the sonoma state campus in santa rosa last night. deputies say they recognized the volvo from a domestic violence case. they said they saw
, the national economy could dip and that would likely have a negative effect on california's budget numbers. push >> the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts' forecasts could come next month and that's from washington, d.c. >> the 2013 budget release by governor brown showed a surplus for the first time in many years and that was thanks to new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> oakland police investigating a shooting that seriously injured one man. it happened about 8:00 last night on crest avenue. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds from what sounded likes an automatic assault rifle. the victim ran. he was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. so far no arrests have been made. >>> well, oakland's police chief and the mayor, they are working now to stop the surge in violence. 11 people were wounded in shootings over the weekend, six people have been killed so far this year. the police are blaming a lot of the violence on a feud between rival gangs. it started when a young woman was killed last summer. since then, howard jordan says g
investors more optimistic about the economy. the dow is up 69. the nasdaq is up 18. s&p up 7. >>> an influential group of business leaders is pushing for an increase in the full retirement age. the business round table made up of large company's ceos -- companies' secretary of state, says the retirement age should gradually go up to 70. the group is proposing the older retirement age apply for both social security and medicare. members also want to partially privatize healthcare for older americans. they say their plan to help preserve social security and medicare for all americans. >>> 8:44. let's bring you up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you right now. algerian forces reportedly raided a natural gas plant trying to free dozens of foreign hostages including americans held by militants. but the militants say 35 hostages and 15 kidnappers were killed by algerian military helicopters. they also say that seven hostages including two americans survived. no comment yet on this by the algerian government. >>> back this country, notre dame football st
feinstein on a tougher gun safety measure, a ban on assault weapons. boxer said gun safety and the economy are front burner issues, but she'd like to see action on two other issues she believes are especially critical to california, climate change and immigration reform. >>> hundreds of thousands of people are expected in the nation's capital monday for president obama's inauguration. coming up the rush for tickets and the distance some people traveled to be part of history. >>> undergraduate applications to the university of california's nine campuses have taken a big jump this year. nearly 175,000 high school seniors and transfer students have applied for admission next fall, an increase of 8.6% from last year partly driven by a surge in applications from outside california. >>> the tsa is changing the kind of full body scanners used at san jose and oakland airports. it's going to stop using the scanners that show an image that looks like a naked body in the coming months and switch to a different brand that produces a generic image like an avatar. sfo uses the avatar type full body scan
about both the u.s. and chinese economies. in europe both the uk and french markets are up. germany down' fraction. checking in on our numbers right now i'm look hack the the futures. and it does look like a pretty mixed opening this morning for us. that is after a decent day yesterday. s & p 500 close to 1500. so we'll have a better look as we get closer to the opening bell. >>> time now 5:18. a shark attack in hawaii? people are cautiously getting back into the water. where the shark went after a surfer and what kind of shark it was. >>> a night of fun in costumes at the lady gaga concert. there was also a serious message for concert goers. >>> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that develop while you were sleeping sent straight to your cell phone. every weekday morning 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call by texting the word wakeup to 70123. [ male announcer ] are you a business traveler who can withstand the perils of air travel? can you survive change fees? blackout dates? boarding in mobs? do you actually, in a weird way, kind of enjoy ru
economy. home builder confidence holding steady at a seven-year high. taking a live look at the big board. the dow is down 26. the nasdaq up 7. s&p is flat. >>> a chinese factory will start making one model of jeep. chrysler isn't saying which model it will be. but the vehicles made in china will be sold in that country. chrysler sold 50,000 suvs in champion last year. the jeeps will be made by a company that's already building fiats in china and fiat owns chrysler. >>> let's brick up up to date on some of the other top stories we're following for you. we're minutes away from hearing president obama's plan to reduce gun violence. the president will tell us what he wants from congress as ally el -- as well as the executive actions he's prepared to take on his own. the president is tu to speak at 8:55. ktvu will bring it to you live. we'll stream it live at ktvu.com. >>> well, the mayor of london says it's too early to know the exact cause of today's deadly helicopter crash right in the heart of london during rush hour. the helicopter hit a crane on top of a tower. the pilot of the helicopt
to leave the pentagon. s he has fought to protect the economy. and he is expected to return to california next month. >>> some scary moments for people at three separate gun shows yesterday. here in raleigh, north carolina, a shotgun accidentally fired. he brought it to the gun show to sell s and he didn't unload the ammunition. another man shot himself in the hand. in medina, ohio, the handgun he was checking was loaded when he pulled the trigger and it was discharged. it wounded a bystander in the arm and leg. >>> hundreds of gun activists protested at the capital. ♪ >> the event was one of several pro gun protests nationwide. many of the activists say ban on proposed weapons and high clips are a way to chip away at the second amendment right. they spiked 60% in two years. the press democrat reports firearms dealers in sonoma county sold 700 guns a day. this came touring a crop in crime. >>> no money will be handed out at marin county. because the program ran out of cash. 300 were turned in last week. they gave them the allotted money and they need to raise $60,000 to carry the nongua
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